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Researchers Guide - Central Medical Library: Additional information

Information and tools for researchers

e-learning module Privacy in Research

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Handbook for data stewardship

The Federation of Dutch UMCs (NFU) has developed this handbook to promote good data stewardship at the eight Dutch university medical centres (UMCs). HANDS was written by experts with knowledge of the current regulations and best practices for data stewardship. The handbook should help you become a good data steward. Please consult experts within your UMC or within your research field if you have questions about your own study.

UMCG Research Code

The UMCG Research Code provides researchers with guidelines for conducting medical research in a correct and ethical fashion. 

Code of Conduct for Academic Practice - VSNU

All universities apply the Netherlands Code of Conduct for Scientific Practice, with principles for good teaching and research. It is based on the following principles:

  • honesty and scrupulousness
  • reliability
  • verifiability
  • impartiality
  • independence
  • responsibility

How can we help you?

If you can't find an answer to your question in this libguide, don't hesitate to contact the UMCG RDM working group via  The UMCG RDM working group consists of multidisciplinary team of experts from the UMCG.


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